AVI20118 Certificate II in Transport Security Protection

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Course description

The Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (AVI20118) is the minimum qualification for screening and examination officers at airports, maritime and cargo ports in Australia. Over 6 months of part-time study (including a 10 day on-campus intensive) you will learn how to undertake a physical search of cargo and luggage — identifying (and handling) weapons, explosives, and prohibited items. The course offers the following elective specialisations: air cargo examination, domestic airport screening, international airport screening, and maritime screening.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Customs and Border Protection Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Security Guard$1,050 weekly pay
Security Officer$1,050 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Security Manager$1,550 weekly pay

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the AVI20118 Certificate II in Transport Security Protection such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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Asset College
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